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The Legend of Old St. Stephens

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An old legend surrounding the history of Old St. Stephens is told by local storyteller Jim Long. >
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Encyclopedia of Alabama article on Old St. Stephens

Alabama Course of Study
Social Studies (2004)
People, Places, and Regions: Geographic Studies
Grade 3
People, Places and Regions: Geographic Studies  Grade 3
11.) Identify significant historical sites in Alabama, including locations of civil rights activities.

Alabama Studies
Grade 4
4.) Describe the relationship of the five geographic regions of Alabama to the movement of Alabama settlers during the early nineteenth century.
•  Describing natural resources of Alabama
Examples: water, trees, coal, iron, limestone, petroleum, natural gas, soil
•  Describing the natural environment of Alabama
Examples: wildlife, vegetation, climate, bodies of water
•  Describing human environments created by settlement
Examples: housing, roads, place names

World Geography - Human
Grades 9-12
1.) Explain the interaction between humans and their physical environment.
 
United States History to 1877
Grade 10
7.) Describe the development of a distinct culture within the United States between the American Revolution and the Civil War, including the impact of the Second Great Awakening and writings of James Fennimore Cooper, Henry David Thoreau, and Edgar Allan Poe.
 
 
English Language Arts (2007)
Grade 4
6.) Compare the genre characteristics of tall tales, fantasy, myths, and legends, including multicultural literature.
 
Grade 7
9.) Compose in descriptive, narrative, expository, and persuasive modes with a thesis sentence and introductory, supporting, and concluding paragraphs when appropriate.
•  Composing various genres of literature by imitating an author's style, form, and purpose
Examples: poetry, short story, folktale, tall tale, nonfiction, science fiction, suspense, fantasy, adventure, contemporary realistic fiction, legend, fable, myth
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IQ Leaning Network

Video Library

Education Sponsors

IQ Learning Network
  • Alpha Foundation
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting